Urban Geology in Canary Wharf
London Pavement Geology now has 57 building stones recorded in East London’s Canary Wharf development. The buildings here have used spectacular stones from all over the world, including Brazilian granites and North American marble. Here is an article on some of the stones used from The Wharf by Beth Allcock entitled ‘Top 5 Geology Facts about Canary Wharf‘.
You can also download a self-guided tour of Canary Wharf’s stones here and join Ruth on a guided walk on Saturday January 23rd 2016 for London Walks. No booking is required, meet at Canary Wharf tube (main entrance opposite the Reuter’s Building) at 2.30 pm. £10/£8 concessions.
Porkkala Granite at Westferry Circus